Director of Development – Transforming Age Foundation

Director of Development – Transforming Age Foundation

July 10, 2019

Transforming Age is a national not-for-profit network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, teamwork, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do. We are excited to announce the opportunity for a Director of Development for our Transforming Age Foundation serving our corporate office and multiple communities, including Skyline, Parkshore and Fred Lind Manor in Seattle.

Our Director of Development for the Transforming Age Foundation will be key in keeping our beautiful company and communities thriving by being responsible for:

• Develop, budget and manage annual capital fund raising campaigns and special events for assigned communities.
• Cultivate a large sustainable base of annual donors by reaching out and securing financial support from
various individuals, foundations, and corporations
• Manage program operation budgets, financial statements, performance benchmarks, operating schedules and cost-per-dollar raised.
• Develop, reviewing and track proposals for foundation funding
• Oversee all special events related to the foundation
• Organize annual appeal email letter and direct mailing
• Manage all records of foundation gifts, donations, and expenses

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business Development or a related field
• Five years of progressively responsible, non-profit Foundation or fundraising experience
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
• Familiarity with donor software and MS Word, Outlook, Power Point and Excel
• Understanding of estate planning, probate, trusts, tax planning for gifts
• Proven leadership abilities, including management and personnel interactions
• Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as needed
• Self-motivated, innovative, works independently, multi-tasks, with ability to prioritize work
• Be flexible where there are high expectations for meeting tight deadlines

Transforming Age is a top 35 senior housing not-for-profit organization committed to improving the lives of older adults through housing, consumer services, technology, philanthropy and business services. With over $150 million in revenue, Transforming Age is rapidly expanding nationally. Within the last four years we have grown from serving just 600 seniors across three communities in Seattle to over 7,5000 people amid 28 communities and affordable housing locations in Washington, Minnesota and Nebraska, and through our not-for-profit home and community based services organization, Full Life Care.

In addition, we run an online anti-ageism advocacy forum (When I’m 99) and provides market research, consulting, development and management services through its affiliate partner, GSI Research & Consulting. The key to our success is our people. Our workplace revolves around our Culture of Excellence embracing our values of Integrity, Grace, Respect, Innovation and Partnership. Learn more about us at

Transforming Age offers a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits which include medical, dental, voluntary vision, disability, life insurance, 403 (b) with company match, paid holidays and a very generous paid-time off program.

Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.

Company Info

Company Name
Transforming Age

Company URL

Contact Name
Eve Jakoboski


(503) 559-6330


1980 112th Ave NE, Suite 210
Bellevue, WA 98004